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Children in gallery

October half term week at the Fitzwilliam

Come and visit us this October half term - see our new exhibitions, attend an event, or pick up free resources to discover the Museum.

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Saturday 9th September

As part of their performances around Cambridge The Hertfordshire Holly Morris Dancers will be performing on the path outside the Courtyard entrance from about 10.45-11.15 on Saturday 9th September. To allow visitor access via this entrance there will be breaks in between their dances.

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Cancelled: Family Film Screening of The Jungle Book

Due to adverse weather conditions, we regret to announce that this evening's Family Film Screening of The Jungle Book , due to take place from 7:30pm at the Fitzwilliam Museum, has been cancelled.

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Fitzwilliam revealed as most popular free attraction in the region

Celebrating 200 years of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Visit England have announced their annual list of the most popular visitor attractions in the country for 2016. The survey, which gathered information from more than 1,500 English attractions named the Fitzwilliam Museum as the most visited free attraction in the East of England.

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Family art week 2016

Summer holidays at the Fitzwilliam

The summer holidays are starting at the Fitzwilliam Museum with free activities and guides for families and young people.

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Race for Life

Road closures around the Museum for Sunday’s Race for Life

This Sunday 16 July the Race for Life will go through Cambridge from 11.00 – 14.00, with road closures starting at 8.00.

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Cafe painting by Degas

Forthcoming exhibition, Degas: 'A Passion for Perfection' 3 October 2017 – 14 January 2018.

In the centenary year of the artist’s death, the Fitzwilliam Museum will stage a major exhibition of its wide-ranging holdings of works by Edgar Degas (1834-1917), the most extensive and representative in the UK.

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Twilight at the Museums © Martin Bond

Cambridge museums recognised with substantial Arts Council England funding

Cambridge’s reputation as a centre of excellence for museums and culture in the UK received a vital boost today when Arts Council England (ACE) awarded University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) more than £4.8m and National Portfolio Organisation status from 2018-2022.

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Portrait of Claude-Armand Gérôme

New acquisition celebrated with guest speaker from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris

Edouard Papet, the Musée d’Orsay’s Senior Curator for Sculpture, is speaking on Friday 30 June to celebrate the acquisition of a new masterpiece at the Fitzwilliam Museum.

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Award for Saving a Masterpiece

June - Adoration of the Shepherds

The Fitzwilliam Museum and the Hamilton Kerr Institute have won the Museums + Heritage Award 2017 for Restoration and Conservation.

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